John D. Ciorciari



Hybrid Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (with Anne Heindel), University of Michigan Press, 2014

The Limits of Alignment: Southeast Asia and the Great Powers since 1975, Georgetown University Press, 2010 

Road Ahead



"China's Structural Power Deficit and Influence Gap in the Monetary Policy Arena," Asian Survey (forthcoming 2014) - previous conference paper available here

"Hidden Files: Archival Sharing, Accountability, and the Right to the Truth" (with Jesse Franzblau), Columbia Human Rights Law Review (forthcoming 2014)

"Experiments in International Criminal Law: Lessons from the Khmer Rouge Tribunal" (with Anne Heindel), Michigan Journal of International Law 35:2 (2014)

"China and the Pol Pot Regime," Cold War History 14:2 (2014) - working paper version available here

"Lessons from the Cambodian Experience with Truth and Reconciliation" (with Jaya Ramji-Nogales), Buffalo Human Rights Law Review 19 (2012-13)

"Institutionalizing Human Rights in Southeast Asia," Human Rights Quarterly 34:3 (2012)

The Sino-Vietnamese Standoff in the South China Sea” (with Jessica Chen Weiss), Georgetown Journal of International Affairs 13:1 (2012)

"Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization: International Politics and Institution-Building in Asia," Asian Survey 51:5 (2011)

"India's Approach to Great-Power Status," Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Journal 35:1 (2011)

Cambodia’s Trek Toward Reconciliation,” Peace Review 23:4 (2011)

"The Balance of Great-Power Influence in Contemporary Southeast Asia," International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 9:1 (2009)

"Saudi-U.S. Alignment after the Six-Day War," Middle East Review of International Affairs 9:2 (2005)

"The Lawful Scope of Human Rights Criteria in World Bank Credit Decisions: An Analysis of the IBRD and IDA Articles of Agreement," Cornell International Law Journal 23:2 (2000)

"A Prospective Enlargement of the Roles of the Bretton Woods Financial Institutions in International Peace Operations," Fordham International Law Journal 22:2 (1998)


International Decision, Request for ICJ Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand), American Journal of International Law 108:2 (2014)

"Liberal Legal Norms Meet Collective Criminality," Michigan Law Review 109:6 (review article, 2011)

"A Half-Way Challenge to Malaysia’s Internal Security Act," Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 3:2 (2003)



The United States and Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific,” in Narayanan Ganesan and Colin Dürkop, eds., East Asia Regionalism (Tokyo: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, 2011)

"Trauma in the Courtroom" (with Anne Heindel), in Daryn Reicherter and Beth Van Schaack, eds., Cambodia's Invisible Scars (2011)

"Korean Security Dilemmas: ASEAN’s Policies and Perspective," in Hazel Smith, ed., Reconstituting Korean Security (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2007)

"Documenting the Crimes of Democratic Kampuchea," in Beth Van Schaack and Jaya Ramji, eds., Bringing the Khmer Rouge to Justice (London: Mellen Press, 2005)

"'Auto-Genocide’ and the Cambodian Reign of Terror," in Dominick Schaller and Rupen Boydjian, eds., Contributions to Genocide Studies (Zurich: Chronos Verlag, 2004)



"Archiving Memory after Mass Atrocities," Working Paper 4/2012, Rapoport Center for Human Rights, University of Texas School of Law (July 2012)

Transitional Justice in Cambodia’s Internationalized Court,” JPRI Working Paper No. 117, Japan Policy Research Institute (Sept. 2010)

An Asian Monetary Fund in the Making?SCID Working Paper No. 378, Stanford Center for International Development (Jan. 2009)

International Politics and the Mess in Myanmar,” JPRI Working Paper No. 114, Japan Policy Research Institute (Jan. 2009)

Who Should Stand Trial in Cambodia?Oxford Transitional Justice Research Working Paper, Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (Dec. 2008)



On Trial: The Khmer Rouge Accountability Process (John D. Ciorciari and Anne Heindel, eds., Documentation Center of Cambodia, 2009)

The Road Ahead for the Fed (John D. Ciorciari and John B. Taylor, eds., Hoover Institution Press, 2009)

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal (John D. Ciorciari, ed., Documentation Center of Cambodia, 2006)

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